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[steyj-drahy-ver] /ˈsteɪdʒˌdraɪ vər/
the driver of a stagecoach.
Origin of stage-driver
First recorded in 1780-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • "Reckon his head was purty level," replied the stage-driver, tossing his head backward toward me.

  • The stage-driver, at the end of the procession, had a steamer-trunk over his shoulder.

    Dixie Martin Grace May North
  • With the stage-driver eliminated he had only Hank to deal with.

    Ross Grant Tenderfoot John Garland
  • It was no less a personage than Mr. Hiram Tressler, the stage-driver.

    Dixie Martin Grace May North
  • Little Dixie, wedged in between Miss Bayley and the stage-driver, looked up beamingly at first one and then the other.

    Dixie Martin Grace May North
  • The stage-driver viewed the missive with professional interest as he delivered it.

  • We were just starting out for a mountain stroll when our stage-driver came along on his down trip.

    Rudder Grange Frank R. Stockton
  • It is from this episode that the tradition of his having been a New York stage-driver comes.

    Whitman John Burroughs
  • The stage-driver knew I was frightened, because I sat still and looked white and he came and lifted me out.

    Vanished Arizona Martha Summerhayes
  • The stage-driver, joined by a second man, came nearer and paused.

    Ross Grant Tenderfoot John Garland

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